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Linden Foods Maiden Hurdle

  • Prize money: £5221.24
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • 9 runners
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Linden Foods Maiden Hurdle

Runners: 9 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

7/2 (Won)

  • Win: £2.80
  • Place: £1.20

Form: 93

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved from Galway debut when third in a bumper at Kilbeggan; longer trip should suit

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

1

13th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 0f 0y

13:22 Fairyhouse

Pinyon Jay

11st 12lb

J: Danny Gilligan

T: Gordon Elliott

visibility reduced by fog

7/1

8th

8

9th Dec 2023

Soft

3m 1f 50y

13:42 Navan

Pinyon Jay

10st 12lb

J: Jordan Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Won a Down Royal maiden hurdle in September and two fine runs in novice company since; well-held in a Grade 3 over 2m4f here last time and will have to improve upon that even dropped in class.

18/1

4th

5

19th Nov 2023

Soft To Heavy

2m 4f 0y

13:20 Navan

Pinyon Jay

10st 13lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

held up in rear, headway after 3 out, weakened from 2 out

9/2

10/11

  • Place: £1.10

Form: 5-

Last run: 188 days

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

Ex-Ballydoyle; ran twice at three; 1m4f Curragh maiden winner last October; reported to be blowing hard after failing to run to expectations on hurdling debut in Grade 3 contest at Fairyhouse in February; gelded since and equipped with cheekpieces; sights lowered considerably.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

3

2nd Oct 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:50 Fairyhouse

Harley Street

11st 11lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Won a 1m4f Curragh maiden when with Aidan O'Brien; shouldn't be long before winning over hurdles but his jumping wasn't great when fourth at Galway three weeks ago; still respected.

5/1

4th

13

11th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 130y

15:20 Galway

Harley Street

11st 10lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

Ex-Ballydoyle; ran twice at three; 1m4f Curragh maiden winner last October; reported to be blowing hard after failing to run to expectations on hurdling debut in Grade 3 contest at Fairyhouse in February; drops in trip after recent Down Royal defeat over 2m4f; cheekpieces worn then, left off now.

100/30

2nd

2

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Harley Street

11st 7lb

J: Mark Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O’Brien

raced in second

10/11

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14/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 75

Last run: 49 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Out of the money in two summer bumpers; will probably need to gain hurdling experience.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3rd

3

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Charlies Dilemma

10st 13lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Out of the money in two summer bumpers; will probably need to gain hurdling experience.

14/1

5th

3

14th Jul 2023

Good

2m 0f 190y

20:10 Cork

Charlies Dilemma

11st 10lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

led, headed and raced in second after 2f

7/1

7th

3

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

20:18 Roscommon

Charlies Dilemma

11st 5lb

J: Mr A Harvey

T: John C McConnell

Dam unraced; from a yard that wins its share of bumpers and one to note in the betting.

13/2

Form: 5

Last run: 89 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict

Remote fifth in seven-runner Kilbeggan bumper on debut; up against it.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

8th

1

27th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 65y

15:25 Fairyhouse

Good Lad

11st 12lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Improved with each run and was only beaten roughly 4l when returned to a bumper at Listowel in September; more required here and different ground but going the right way at least; off 131 days.

16/1

7th

3

18th Sep 2023

Good

2m 0f 0y

17:40 Listowel

Good Lad

11st 10lb

J: Mr Paddy Hanlon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

soon prominent, led after 4f

20/1

4th

4

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Good Lad

10st 13lb

J: Jody McGarvey

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Remote fifth in seven-runner Kilbeggan bumper on debut; up against it.

33/1

Form: 8-833

Last run: 9 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Improved on previous two bumper runs when third in 2m1f maiden hurdle at Sligo last month; took the same placing in a bumper at Sligo last week

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

4

2nd May 2024

Yielding

2m 0f 75y

17:25 Punchestown

Mount Frisco

11st 12lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

Useful hurdler/chaser who holds his form well; stable never shirks a challenge.

200/1

2nd

9

31st Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 150y

16:20 Fairyhouse

Mount Frisco

10st 4lb

J: Daniel King

T: John Patrick Ryan

prominent, led narrowly 1st, faced challenge from 4 out, headed before 2 out, rallied and went clear with winner run-in, no extra towards finish

11/2

4th

4

16th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 1f 192y

14:30 Thurles

Mount Frisco

11st 1lb

J: Sean O’Keeffe

T: John Patrick Ryan

led, headed after 4 out, weakened approaching last

50/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 6lb

4 yo Filly

OR:

Form & Verdict

Second foal; half-sister to hurdles winner Hanoi Jane; dam 2m5f hurdle winner, sister to the talented Bensalem; could challenge for a share of the money.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

18

29th Sep 2023

Soft

2m 0f 0y

14:05 Gowran Park

One Flew Eau Verte

11st 0lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

in touch with leaders early, no impression after 4th

25/1

7th

17

16th Sep 2023

Good To Yielding

1m 7f 120y

13:35 Navan

One Flew Eau Verte

11st 3lb

J: Kevin Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

Tailed off when 18-1 for a maiden hurdle at Down Royal on debut; others preferred.

100/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Dam French cross-country chase winner; ran twice in points for leading producer Donnchadh Doyle; best watched on racecourse debut.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

9

21st Oct 2023

Heavy

2m 5f 0y

16:21 Limerick

Jullou De Grissay

11st 10lb

J: Shane Fenelon

T: John Joseph Hanlon

prominent, slightly hampered 1st

7/2

4th

11

30th Sep 2023

Heavy

2m 4f 50y

14:50 Gowran Park

Jullou De Grissay

11st 9lb

J: Miss F Leaney

T: John Joseph Hanlon

Modest form in points and tailed off at big prices in two runs under rules.

66/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 7lb

4 yo Colt

OR:

Form & Verdict

1m6f winner last year for Andrew Balding; no impact on two Flat starts for this stable; makes hurdling debut.

Place /
No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

9th

1

7th May 2024

Yielding To Soft

2m 0f 172y

16:45 Ballinrobe

Duty Bound

11st 12lb

J: Conor Stone-Walsh

T: J P Flavin

midfield

33/1

8th

1

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Duty Bound

11st 7lb

J: Darragh O’Keeffe

T: J P Flavin

1m6f winner last year for Andrew Balding; no impact on two Flat starts for this stable; makes hurdling debut.

12/1

Form:

Last run: 57 days

W: 10st 13lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict

Half-brother to talented staying chaser Chemical Energy; tailed off in a bumper at Tipperary on debut; hood and tongue-tie on now.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

0

6

1st Sep 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

18:05 Down Royal

Let Them At It

10st 13lb

J: Ricky Doyle

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Half-brother to talented staying chaser Chemical Energy; tailed off in a bumper at Tipperary on debut; hood and tongue-tie on now.

50/1

13th

6

6th Jul 2023

Good To Yielding

2m 0f 0y

20:30 Tipperary

Let Them At It

11st 10lb

J: Mr E Finegan

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

prominent

16/1

12

12th Jun 2023

Good

2m 0f 46y

17:48 Roscommon

Let Them At It

11st 7lb

J: Corey McGivern

T: Joseph Anthony Murray

Ocavango gelding unloved at the sales despite very decent pedigree (half-brother to useful jumper Chemical Energy); best watched.

33/1

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Payout
Exacta €58.00
Straight Forecast €51.90
Trifecta €264.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Harley Street

POSTDATA:

Mount Frisco

The Irish Sun:

Harley Street